Foundation & Aims

Foundation & Aims

The Guild strives to offer the very best for students through the use of modern state-of-the-art equipment and facilties and the very best lecturers to help guide & encourage students.

Guild Aims

Dr Ern Knoop Director
The Guild aims to increase the following:
  • Student enrolment numbers
  • Student pass rates
  • Student satisfaction with courses/staff
  • Student retention
  • Resources
  • Graduate employment

Guild Mission

Incorporating the best from the past with the achievements of the present into a vision for the future.
The Guild undertakes to do everything possible to achieve the best tuition available for candidates enrolled on Tertiary courses and provide a comprehensive public examination system that will prepare students for leisure and tertiary studies in music.


The AGMS was founded in 1969 as a continuation of the London Guild of Music and Speech (Australia). It is non-profit, Public Education Institution, constituted to provide professional and private Teachers and Students of Music and Speech (including Drama) with a responsive organization through a comprehensive set of syllabi throughout Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Singapore, Brunei, Indonesia, and China with examinations which recognize excellence in the selected study, as well as providing supportive encouragement for teachers and all music and speech students and candidates.